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  • Vietnam Magazine

    Vietnam News- June 2008

    Vietnam: From red to green Even after the Vietnam War ended, the battle against communism continued on. Now, more than 35 years after the end of the war, capitalism appears in many ways to have won over Vietnam. To Americans the country...

  • Civil War Times Magazine

    CWT Review: Andersonville

    Andersonville Directed by John Frankenheimer, June 2004 Andersonville, the 1996 Turner Pictures made-for-TV film, gives the notorious Confederate prison in Georgia a gritty treatment not seen in previous cinematic versions. Although this...

  • Civil War Times Magazine

    CWT Book Review: Immortal Captives

    Immortal Captives: The Story of 600 Confederate Officers and the United States Prisoner of War Policy by Mauriel P. Joslyn, Pelican Publishing Co. The horrors faced by Union prisoners of war have been the focus of several Civil War...

  • World War II Magazine

    Secrets of the Nazi Interrogators

    The Luftwaffe developed masterful psychological techniques to milk Allied airmen for information. For the American and British troops who fought their way into Germany in 1944 and 1945 it was one of the toughest and bloodiest campaigns of...

  • World War II Magazine

    WWII Letters from Readers- November 2008

    Up and Running on Iwo Jima I very much enjoyed the June /July issue—in particular the stories about Iwo Jima (“Voices from Iwo Jima”). At that time I was a crewman on an amphibious tractor in a company attached to the 5th Marine...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    2,032 days of solitary in China

    To this day Robert Flynn, a POW who spent more time in solitary confinement than any American ever, denies he violated Chinese airspace. On August 21, 1967, A-6A Intruder bombardier-navigator Lieutenant Commander Robert J. Flynn was shot...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Vietnam News- June 2009

    Vietnam’s Shadow Reaches Obama Will February 17, 2009, someday be regarded as a date of great historical import, the starting point of what could be a dangerous road into an unwinnable military conflict? That is the alarm being sounded...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Vietnam Book Review: Until the Last Man Comes Home

    Until the Last Man Comes Home: POWs, MIAs, and the Politics of Loss at the End of the Vietnam War by Michael J. Allen, University of North Carolina Press, 2009 Michael Allen is a historian at Northwestern University. Until The Last Man...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Vietnam News- October 2009

    High-Tech Search Yields Downed Chopper In late June, a U.S. Navy oceanographic survey ship, permitted in the waters off the coast of Vietnam for the first time, located the possible crash site of a downed U.S. helicopter in the South China...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Interview: Jeremiah Denton’s quest- The America he left behind

    A 1947 Naval Academy graduate, Jeremiah Denton was piloting an A6 Intruder over North Vietnam on July 18, 1965, when he was shot down and taken prisoner. Denton was held for nearly eight years, during which time he was tortured repeatedly...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Remembering Ted Sampley

    No Truer Friend or Tougher Foe. Ted Sampley, a founder of Rolling Thunder, a decorated Vietnam War veteran and former Green Beret who was best known as an unyielding activist for American prisoners of war and missing servicemen, died in...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    A Rolling Thunder Welcome

    At 11:55 a.m. on Sunday, May 24, 2009, a shadow loomed out of the east-southeast. The altitude was 1,000 feet and it was big—very, very, very BIG! Her air brakes were on, she seemed to float across the sky, and she was ominously silent....

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Rolling Thunder XXIII

    As we near our 23rd year of Rolling Thunder, all is not well. Our country is at war and the POW/MIA issue is still very much “front and center.” While our economy is on its butt and millions of Americans are out of work, hundreds of...

  • Aviation History Magazine

    Aviation History Briefing- May 2011

    Australian’s Remains and Spitfire Recovered When Royal Australian Air Force Flight Lieutenant Henry Lacy Smith’s Spitfire Mk.IXb was hit by flak during a strafing mission over Normandy five days after D-Day, he radioed,“I’m going...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Welcome to Rolling Thunder XXVI

    Since 1987, the goal of Rolling Thunder has been to make certain that we, as a nation, never forget our service members who are prisoners of war, nor our missing in action. In 1988, four Vietnam War veterans, Corporal Ray Manzo, Sgt. Maj....

  • American History Magazine

    A Japanese Pilot Brings World War II to Hawaii’s Farthest Shore

    On Sunday morning, December 7, 1941, 29-yearold Hawila Kaleohano stepped outside his home on the privately owned island of Niihau, the westernmost inhabited isle in the Hawaiian chain. From out of nowhere, a small plane came in low and...